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Two arrested for trying to forcibly shave haredi MK

Main suspect accused of planning, paying second suspect to carry out attacks on haredi leaders in order to "instill fear."

Two arrested for trying to forcibly shave haredi MK

Omicron reaches Knesset

21 Knesset security guards and employees, as well as MK Meir Porush, in isolation after guard tests positive for Omicron variant.

Omicron reaches Knesset

Will haredim boycott the Israeli economy?

If all haredim purchase nothing but bread & cheese for a month, suggests MK Porush, they can bring the Treasury to its knees.

Will haredim boycott the Israeli economy?

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

MK Meir Porush rejects reports that the haredi parties could join the current government.

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

MK Meir Porush: 'I've worked with the government to help my voters'

'We're not in the Knesset just so that we can scream,' haredi MK Meir Porush says.

Haredi MK: 'I've worked with the government to help my voters'

MK Porush: It hurt me, I had to do something

Haredi MK explains to Arutz Sheva why he sat on floor of Knesset committee and read Psalms during session,

MK Porush: It hurt me, I had to do somethingplayer

MK Porush dragged out of cmte. while reciting Psalms in protest against Women of the Wall

"I won't leave until you stop entering the women's section of the Western Wall," says UTJ Knesset member, protesting Reform MK's actions.

MK dragged out of cmte. while reciting Psalmsplayer

UTJ MK attacked for the second time in two weeks

Unknown persons spray pungent-smelling substance on the door of MK Meir Porush's home. Police investigating.

UTJ MK attacked for the second time in two weeks

Security guards assigned to UTJ MK following assault

Police continuing the search for two attackers who tried to trim MK Meir Porush's beard and fled.

Security guards assigned to UTJ MK following assault

Haredi lawmaker attacked in Jerusalem

Initial report: MK Meir Porush physically assaulted outside of his home in the capital.

Haredi lawmaker attacked in Jerusalem

MK Porush: 'If there is a lockdown, I'll go to synagogue'

Education Ministry failed to adequately prepare for the start of the haredi school year, MK Meir Porush says.

'If there is a lockdown, I'll go to synagogue'

MK Porush: 'Don't speak about Torah learning in yeshivas'

MK Meir Porush slams 'bad' government's handling of coronavirus pandemic, says Torah study should not be spoken about publicly.

Haredi MK: 'Don't speak about Torah learning in yeshivas'

UTJ MK: A dangerous government with inexperienced leadership

MK Meir Porush promises to do everything possible to topple the government.

UTJ MK: A dangerous government with inexperienced leadershipplayer

Haredi MK blasts Lapid-Bennett government

Deputy Minister Meir Porush blasts members of Bennett-Lapid government: We will fight them, their political lives will become hell.

Haredi MK blasts Lapid-Bennett government

Dep. Min. Meir Porush: 'I have no complaints against Bezalel Smotrich'

Dep. Ed. Min. Porush says Religious Zionism made 'a commitment to voters' not to join Arab-supported gov't. 'I have no complaints.'

Haredi MK: 'I have no complaints against Religious Zionism'

Everyone wants the Religious Zionist vote

We get praise and visits from all the parties during campaigns. It is time for us, the Religious Zionists, to vote for our own values.Op-ed.

Everyone wants the Religious Zionist vote

MK Meir Porush: 'How could Religious Zionism ask our voters to support them?'

UTJ's MK Meir Porush slams MK Bezelal Smotrich's Religious Zionism party: 'How dare they market such a party to the haredi public??'

Haredi MK: 'How could they ask our voters to support them?'

'The pro-Netanyahu bloc will get more than 60 seats'

'Haredi lawmakers led opposition to Trump plan,' says Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush. 'Haredi-National Religious will back us.'

'The pro-Netanyahu bloc will get more than 60 seats'

Deputy Education Minister: We took 'Deal of the Century' off the agenda

In new video, UTJ's Meir Porush reveals how he fought the "dangerous Deal of the Century" initiated by former US President Donald Trump.

'We took 'Deal of the Century' off the agenda'player

Meir Porush: 'Haredi voters aren't going to vote for Smotrich's Religious Zionism'

'I said there won't be many haredim voting for Likud, and there won't be many voting for MK Smotrich,' says UTJ's Meir Porush.

'Haredi voters aren't going to vote for Religious Zionism'

United Torah Judaism wooing the Haredi-Leumi?

Deputy Minister Porush tours Yitzhar, visits Kumi Ori, declared closed military zone, calls to vote United Torah Judaism.

United Torah Judaism wooing the 'Nationalist Haredim'?

Deputy Education Minister: Bennett won't go against the right-wing bloc

Meir Porush believes Bennett will go with the nationalist camp despite sitting in the opposition.

'Bennett won't go against the right-wing bloc'

Meir Porush to PM: Normalize status of communities in Judea & Samaria

Dep. Education Minister appeals to government to "utilize remaining window of opportunity during waning days of Trump administration."

Meir Porush: Normalize status of communities over 'Green Line'

UTJ MK says Litzman's support for Naftali Bennett as PM doesn't reflect party's stance

Dep. Education Minister Meir Porush says Litzman "represents only himself."

'Litzman's support of Bennett for PM isn't party's stance'

Haredi support for Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu following Supreme Court ruling against him

MK Meir Porush condemned the Supreme Court for its "total lack of sensitivity toward Torah-observant community."

Haredi support for Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

Meir Porush: Coronavirus czar Ronni Gamzu is 'disconnected'

'We absolutely cannot agree that people so disconnected take control and criticize us,' Dep. Education Min. Porush says.

Haredi MK: Coronavirus czar is 'disconnected'

Will haredi UTJ party support initiative to delay budget deadline?

MK Meir Porush expresses frustration at PM Netanyahu, says he supports proposal to delay deadline. Will his party agree?

Will haredi party support delaying budget deadline?

Haredi MK: 'We cannot make peace with Likud's caprices and games'

Dep. Education Min. Meir Porush says his party supports Override Clause, but 'cannot make peace' with Likud's 'caprices and games.'

'We won't be part of the Likud's games'

'A despicable bill that changes the nature of the world'

Deputy Minister of Edu. Meir Porush discusses bill banning conversion therapy's passage in prelim. reading. "We also want to strike a blow."

'A despicable bill that changes the nature of the world'

Jerusalem: Mask ticket issued to terrified 13-year-old girl

New video disgusts social media: Police issue mask-non-compliance citation to haredi girl they detained walking baby stroller.

Jerusalem: Mask ticket issued to terrified 13-year-old girlplayer

'It's wrong to lock down an entire city,' says MK Meir Porush

MK Porush: Because of a few dozen virus cases, 50 thousand haredi residents of Elad are in lockdown.

'It's wrong to lock down an entire city'player

MK Meir Porush: 'Liberman showed his true face'

Dep. Education Min. Porush says it's good Yisrael Beytenu isn't in the government. 'Avigdor Liberman lost his conscience long ago.'

Haredi MK: 'Liberman showed his true face'

Deputy Education Minister: The Likud must work to add Yamina to the coalition

MK Meir Porush: Yamina showed loyalty to Netanyahu, the Likud must do everything to ensure it is in the coalition.

'The Likud must work to add Yamina to the coalition'

Meir Porush: We'll find solutions to the haredi students' distance learning difficulties

Distance learning for haredi students often means conference calls, but these are riddled with problems.

Distance learning for haredi students?

MK Porush at Gush Katif Museum: 'This must not happen again'

Deputy Education Minister of UTJ visits Gush Katif Museum in J'lem. "We will always oppose division of the Land. All of it is ours."

'A, B, and C: The entire Land of Israel is ours'player

'No one is leaving the right-wing bloc'

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush rejects Blue and White's claims that the right-wing bloc will dismantle after the election.

'No one is leaving the right-wing bloc'

Does the haredi UTJ party oppose the creation of a Palestinian state?

Min. Meir Porush quotes UTJ statement from 1936, says Trump plan allows other nations a foothold in Israel.

Will haredi lawmakers oppose Palestinian statehood?

Education Ministry interfering in haredi schools' curriculum?

Education Min. 'interfering' by conducting thorough 'calculated' inspections of haredi schools, teaching staff and materials, paper says.

Education Ministry interfering in haredi school system?

'PR on the backs of Shabbat observers'

Deputy Education Minister blasts new initiative for public transportation on the Sabbath.

'PR on the backs of Shabbat observers'

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

Chabad hasidim give UTJ approximately 10,000 more votes than the party won in April.

Chabad support for UTJ party grows